1. Backstage At The 2005 Vibe Awards

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard catches up with artists backstage at the Vibe Awards, held Saturday in Los Angeles. The event will air tomorrow (Nov. 15) on UPN. Billboard catches up with artists backstage at the Vibe Awards , held Saturday in Los Angeles. The event will air tomorrow (Nov. 15) on UPN. Producer…

  2. First Performers Set For Billboard Music Awards

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day, R. Kelly and Toby Keith are the first confirmed performers for the 2005 Billboard Music Awards, which will be held Dec. 6 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena and broadcast live on Fox Green Day, R. Kelly and Toby Keith are the first confirmed performers for the 2005 Billboard…

  3. Billboard Bits: AMAs, Springsteen, Ministry

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on AMAs, Springsteen, Ministry A trio of country stars has joined the performance lineup for the American Music Awards, which will be broadcast live Nov. 22 on ABC. Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban bolster a roster that also includes Kenny Chesney, Mariah Carey, Rob Thomas and…

  4. Banner Makes Move With 'Play'

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When you share a name with the Incredible Hulk's alter ego, the pressure to live up to the hype can be daunting. So it would not be surprising if rapper/producer David Banner were a tad anxious as the Sept. 20 release date for his third SRC…

  5. Packed With Hits, 'NOW 19' Bows At No. 1

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The 19th "NOW That's What I Call Music!" installment -- boasting popular cuts by Gwen Stefani, Coldplay, the Killers and Gorillaz -- this week becomes the series' seventh No. 1 on The Billboard 200. T The 19th "NOW That's What I Call Music!" installment --…

  6. Jett, Chingy Lead 'Run Hit Wonder' Bill

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rocker Joan Jett, rapper Chingy and modern rock act Fountains Of Wayne are among the acts slated to take part in the third Nike Run Hit Wonder tour. Veteran rocker Joan Jett, rapper Chingy and modern rock act Fountains Of Wayne are among the acts slated to take part in the third Nike…

  7. Velvet Revolver, Chingy Pen 'Fantastic' Tunes

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Velvet Revolver, Chingy, Taking Back Sunday, Joss Stone and Ryan Cabrera have contributed new songs to the "Fantastic Four" soundtrack, due July 5 from Wind-Up. Velvet Revolver, Chingy, Taking Back Sunday, Joss Stone and Ryan Cabrera have contributed new songs to the "Fantastic…

  8. Billboard Bits: J-Kwon, Dandy Warhols, Hootie

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on J-Kwon, Dandy Warhols, Hootie and the Blowfish Rapper J-Kwon is suiting up for the summer release of his new So So Def album, "Louisville Slugger." Describing the set to Billboard as "more truthful" than his 2004 debut, "Hood Hop" (featuring the hit "…

  9. Korn, Xzibit Fight The 'Power' On 'XXX'

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Korn and Xzibit's newly recorded cover of Public Enemy's "Fight the Power" is among the exclusive tracks that will be found on the soundtrack for "XXX: State of the Union." Korn and Xzibit's newly recorded cover of Public Enemy's "Fight the Power…

  10. 'NOW 18' Mixes Rock, Pop, R&B, Country

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST With 20 hits from the likes of U2, Snoop Dogg, Good Charlotte and Ashanti, the 18th volume in the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" follows firmly in the footsteps of its predecessors. With 20 hits from the likes of U2, Snoop Dogg, Good Charlotte and Ashanti, the 18th volume in…

  11. Houston Gouges Out Eye After Suicide Attempt

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouged out his eye while on an overseas performance junket. Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouged out his eye while on an overseas performance junket. A brief statement was released today by a Capitol…

  12. Billboard Bits: 'Robots,' Early Man, Lou Barlow

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on 'Robots,' Early Man, Lou Barlow Fountains Of Wayne ("Tell Me What You Already Did"), Ricky Fante ("Shine") and Earth, Wind & Fire ("Love's Dance") have recorded new songs for the "Robots" soundtrack, due March 1 via Virgin.…

  13. Green Day's 'Idiot' Hangs Onto No. 1

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day leads a slowly recovering Billboard 200 this week as "American Idiot" extends its return stay at No. 1 to a second consecutive and third overall week. Green Day leads a slowly recovering Billboard 200 this week as "American Idiot" extends its return stay at No. 1…

  14. Coach Carter

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Like 1989's "Lean On Me," starring Morgan Freeman, "Coach Carter" revolves around academic performance. The film, starring Samuel L. Jackson, is inspired by the story of Richmond, Calif. Like 1989's "Lean On Me," starring Morgan Freeman, "Coach…

  15. Hot Product

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Coach Carter 'Coach' Pitch The forthcoming film "Coach Carter" will be brimming with new music from the cream of the R&B/hip-hop in-crowd, including Ciara, Fabolous, Chingy and Kanye West. The 14-track soundtrack is due this week via Capitol, while the Samuel L.…

  16. TrakStarz Ink Deal With Blackground

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Production duo the TrakStarz, who gained national attention after writing and producing Chingy's multi-platinum Capitol debut, "Jackpot," have formed a joint venture with Blackground Records. Production duo the TrakStarz, who gained national attention after writing and…

  17. Chingy Hitting The Road With Snoop, Juvenile

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper Chingy is cooking up a 2005 tour which will feature some dates with Snoop Dogg, Juvenile and DJ Quik. The artist tells Billboard.com the outing will begin in January but at deadline only seven Rapper Chingy is cooking up a 2005 tour which will feature some dates with Snoop Dogg,…

  18. Usher Nabs 11 Billboard Music Awards

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST R&B/hip-hop artists reigned supreme last night (Dec. 8) at the Billboard Music Awards, where Usher walked away the big winner with 11 trophies. Alicia Keys netted seven awards during the ceremony R&B/hip-hop artists reigned supreme last night (Dec. 8) at the Billboard Music Awards,…

  19. Powerballin'

    December 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST For the follow-up to his multiplatinum debut, "Jackpot," Chingy has crafted "Powerballin'." The set marks a turning point in the St. Louis MC's young career. For the follow-up to his multiplatinum debut, "Jackpot," Chingy has crafted "Powerballin&…

  20. Eminem Thankful To Remain No. 1

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Despite a strong challenge from the latest album from R&B powerhouse Destiny's Child, Eminem's "Encore" remains the No. 1 title on The Billboard 200 following its first full week of retail availab Despite a strong challenge from the latest album from R&B powerhouse…

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